Are you passionate about food systems and cities? Do you have experience working in informal settlements and urban agriculture? Then you are the one we are looking for!
TMG Research is currently recruiting a Research Associate Kenya (m/f/x) (100%) (consultancy contract) to implement our applied research program on inclusive and climate-resilient urban and peri-urban food systems. Cities hold a great potential for food system transformation. Current urbanization trends make cities a focus of food security policies, embedding cities in landscape approaches is key to achieving climate resilience. This new program is also a response to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, as physical distancing measures reduced food access. On-going efforts to mitigate the impact of the pandemic offer the opportunity to contribute to more sustainable and inclusive urban and peri-urban food systems. This project is financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).
About TMG Research
We are a Berlin-based research organisation, with a team in Nairobi, Kenya and research sites in Benin, Burkina Faso, Malawi and South Africa, among others. We work on responsible governance and sustainability issues in land, agricultural and food systems, and address the nexus between sustainable development, climate and energy. We are dedicated to the analysis of new and complex challenges in national, European and international contexts and processes, and identifying novel solutions based on sound knowledge and our strong collaboration with a wide range of actors and communities in various fields and locations. Our research projects are developed, conducted and evaluated jointly with actors from science, politics, the private sector and civil society.
To strengthen our project operations, our Project Team is currently recruiting a
Research Associate Kenya (m/f/x) (100%), ideally based in Nairobi